You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
More Early Man Troubles (Again)
July 2, 2016
Bones have a way of whacking the stories made up about them.
Bird Wings Found in Amber
June 30, 2016
The modern appearance is empirical. The date is philosophical.
How the Dragon Got Its Beard
June 28, 2016
Scales are not feathers are not hair, but evolutionary tales get hairy sometimes.
Influential Evolutionist Fails to See His Own Contradictions
June 25, 2016
He trains philosophically-unsophisticated students with self-refuting ideas with the force of moral subjectivity.
Precambrian Protein Identified
June 21, 2016
They say it's almost two billion (with a B) years old, yet it resembles modern counterparts.
Paleoproteomics Misses the Implications
June 16, 2016
The ability to examine original proteins in off-the-shelf fossils should tell you something about evolutionary timescales.
Naive Evolution Stories Undermine Scientific Rigor
June 13, 2016
"Epistemic modesty" was a virtue until Darwin came along and launched a storytelling empire.
More Hobbit Bones Found
June 11, 2016
Indonesian fossils extend evolutionary timeline but create new problems.
Why Was Farming Delayed?
June 10, 2016
If intelligent humans were around for hundreds of thousands of years, why didn't any of them think about farming sooner?
Science Is Biased
May 29, 2016
They admit it; you can't get rid of bias in science. Big Science has too many problems of its own to dictate ethics to others.
Neanderthals Underestimated Again
May 27, 2016
Neanderthals show mental creativity for too long a period to support the evolutionary timeline.
Dino Extinction Story Is a Fable, Paleontologist Says
May 24, 2016
What they tell you on TV and in biology class about birds outlasting the dinosaurs has paltry little evidence.
Forcing Contrary Data into Evolution Stories
May 21, 2016
Some recent findings might raise the eyebrows of perceptive readers: "How does that support evolution?"
Teachers Squeamish About Evolution
May 20, 2016
It may be the only game in town, but evolution-only education isn't turning biology professors into cheerleaders for Darwin.